Governing Law and Regulations
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Land, Water and Conservation Division
South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR) Division of Labor Office of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)
South Carolina Department of Agriculture (DOA)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. South Carolina follows federal law protecting trade secrets, with additional regulations governing air and water pollution control, underground injection, and pesticides information. See the national section TRADE SECRETS, the state section AUDITS, and contact the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) for guidance.
South Carolina allows public access to all nonconfidential administrative records in the possession of state agencies. South Carolina has developed regulations for the protection of confidential business information submitted in permit applications, monitoring reports, and other documents.
In general, any confidential ...